Strong storms knock out power for thousands

Crews are working to clean up downed trees and power lines after strong storms swept across the Ark-La-Tex last night.

Dozens come out for Queensborough neighborhood meeting

People in Shreveport's Queensborough neighborhood are speaking out against the increase in violence in their community. That includes a shooting which left a 3-year-old girl in the hospital with serious injuries.

Sheriff: Father kills man sexually abusing his daughter

A Texas father caught a man sexually assaulting his 4-year-old daughter and punched him in the head repeatedly, killing him, authorities said.

KKK chapter wants to adopt stretch of Georgia highway

A North Georgia chapter of the Ku Klux Klan has applied to "adopt" a stretch of highway in Union County, Georgia, according to paperwork obtained by CNN on Monday.

Louisiana Federation of Teachers files suit over new education laws

The Louisiana Federation of Teachers is challenging the constitutionality of recent education reforms passed by the state legislature and signed into law by Governor Bobby Jindal, according to a news release.

I'll Have Another scratched from Belmont

I'll Have Another, the winner of Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, is out of Saturday's Belmont Stakes, a spokesman for the horse's trainer said Friday.

Dogs looking for homes after puppy mill rescue

Several East Texas dogs are still looking for good homes after a puppy mill bust last week in Marshall. Kay Hill with the Harrison County Humane Society says about 65 dogs were recovered off the property on Driskell Bridge Road.

Independence Bowl renews SEC ties

The AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl will renew its ties with the Southeastern Conference, according to local Independence Bowl officials.

Governor Jindal signs law expanding in-state tuition eligibility for military

BATON ROUGE – Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation today to expand eligibility for members of the military to receive in-state tuition at Louisiana colleges and universities. The legislation – HB 435 by Rep.

Texas teen wanted for murder of 15-year-old

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the public’s help in finding a woman wanted in connection with the March 17 murder of a teenager in Ennis (Ellis County).